View Full Version : X-Prize Entrant Completes Drop Test

2005-Sep-25, 11:49 AM
SUMMARY: Texas-based Armadillo Aerospace successfully performed a helicopter drop test on a component of their spacecraft on Sunday. Armadillo is just one of the teams competing for the X-Prize, which will pay $10 million to the first private space ship capable of lifting three people to an altitude of 100km. The company is led by John Carmack, who's better known as the founder of id software - creators of the popular video games Doom and Quake.

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